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Welcome to ICGN

Established in 1995 by the world’s most influential investors, ICGN is a leading voice for the highest standards of corporate governance and investor stewardship.

Our purpose

Led by investors responsible for assets worth around $US 77 trillion, ICGN advances the highest standards of corporate governance and investor stewardship worldwide in pursuit of long-term value creation, contributing to sustainable economies, societies, and the environment. This is achieved through a comprehensive international work programme based around the ICGN Global Governance Principles and ICGN Global Stewardship Principles.


Education is a core part of ICGN's mission to inform members about key developments in corporate governance and investor stewardship. Our Sustainability Fundamentals course runs on 4, 8 and 11 December 2023, online.


12 December 2023 · ICGN Member Exclusive
Join us for a conversation between Serdar Çelik, (OECD) and Kerrie Waring (CEO, ICGN) in the first of our new member-only 'ICGN Interviews' series.
(online, complimentary)


7, 8 March 2024 · Washington, D.C., USA
Hosted by the International Finance Corporation (IFC)

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Influencing policy through ICGN Principles, the investor-led global standard for governance and stewardship.



Convening global meetings for unrivalled networking opportunities, knowledge sharing and collaboration.

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Enhancing professionalism in governance and stewardship practice through information and education.